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20th/21st Century sale week exceeds billion-dollar mark, anchored by the historic sale of Warhol’s Marilyn | Christie’s

Big names such as Monet, Rothko, Pollock and Picasso led the evening sales, where 26 new artist records were achieved On 9 May, Christie’s 20th/21st Century sale week in New York commenced with The Collection of Thomas and Doris Ammann Evening Sale. The sale concluded with auctioneer Jussi Pylkkänen, Christie’s Global President, hammering down Andy …

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Warhol’s $195mn Marilyn kicks off epic New York auction season

“Gallerists have historically proven to make the best collectors,” said Alex Rotter, Christie’s chair of 20th- and 21st-century art, ahead of its May 9 sale of 36 works from the late Swiss dealer siblings Thomas and Doris Ammann. On the evening, another renowned gallerist — Larry Gagosian — helped make history when he won Andy …

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Legendary Noncomformists Marilyn Minter and Michele Lamy on Sex, Aging, and Beauty

Through their respective creative practices, artist Marilyn Minter and designer, performer, and curator Michèle Lamy have each challenged and redefined traditional notions of beauty. In the 1980s, Minter sent shock waves through the art world with her overtly sexualized images of women, which sought to reclaim the visual language of sex from what she viewed …

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